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I hadn't focused on mechanics since I signed professionally. ...
by Barry Zito

I hadn't focused on mechanics since I signed professionally.
- Barry Zito

I do look forward to keeping in touch with the guys,
because we'll always be connected in people's minds.
- Barry Zito

I just write mechanical things.
- Barry Zito

Some people pray to a totem pole, some people pray to a sun,
some people pray to a god.
It all works for them.
It all comes back to what you think.
- Barry Zito

 

I'm OK being the veteran, but I'm still just a kid.
- Barry Zito

The outfield is solid, so is the catching and the infield.
- Barry Zito

Big league defense is going to get outs most times.
- Barry Zito

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Meyer and I have a bit in common because we're both left-handed.
I think it's great that he seeks out that advice because
he's not too cool or too uncomfortable to ask for it.
- Barry Zito

I think in the bullpen you can tell during your warmups,
if you have a good feel for it.
But anything can happen once you get into a game.
Sometimes you just wind up throwing it better than
ever before one day without knowing why.
- Barry Zito

It's not like I'm some kind of veteran and there is this huge age gap.
I identify with them more off the field.
I need to set an example, which is great,
and I look forward to doing just that.
- Barry Zito

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art,
which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby
since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

I never did very well in math - I could never seem
to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
- Calvin Trillin

I've always liked the effect of having somebody in
there who hadn't the faintest idea what was going on.
- Derek Bailey

Right before 'The Bourne Identity' came out,
I hadn't been offered a movie in a year.
- Matt Damon

I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
- Bill Joy

What had disappointed me at the time of the last tour,
was to go on a worldwide tour, we were at some incredible
places and we couldn't enjoy it,
hadn't the time.
- Ed O'Brien

You're always in a different headspace when you make each record,
so hopefully they're all different.
You just pick up things that you wish you hadn't done on the first one.
- Keith Urban

I hadn't been free from adult responsibilities since I was 12,
and I needed to experience that.
I really needed to just be a kid again.
- Claire Danes

I wouldn't have seen it if I hadn't believed it.
- Marshall McLuhan

I hadn't realized until I covered the police beat just how seedy crime is.
- Jessica Savitch

We'd never have got a chance to go outside and look
at the earth if it hadn't been for space exploration and NASA.
- James Lovelock

If I hadn't done this I might have ended up digging the roads.
- Dylan Moran

Basically, between 1989 and 1994, I hadn't taken a vacation.
- Evan Dando

I hadn't realized the number of people that are still
interested in listening to what I am doing,
people I would never know about if not for being online.
- Edgar Winter

I hadn't given much thought to the prospect of a Hugo
nomination at the time it happened,
but obviously once you're nominated,
winning one seems a bit less far-fetched than before.
- Greg Egan

If my father's business hadn't gone broke,
I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now.
What an awful thought!
- Cesar Romero

We should be the natural home for the millions of Britons of immigrant origin.
But we're not.
Because too often we've sounded like people who wish
they hadn't come here at all.
- Francis Maude

If I hadn't had the talent, the networks wouldn't have televised my fights.
No one has made me; I made myself.
I paid my dues.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

This sounds horribly pretentious, but I like to think
that if music hadn't existed,
I could have invented it.
- Harrison Birtwistle

I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something
else which extended from the visual arts into the making
of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
- Jonathan Lethem

I had to get in touch with the source,
I had to go back into my abandonment issues with my mother,
I had to go into issues with my father I hadn't even looked at before.
- Kenny Loggins

I don't know what would have happened to me if I hadn't been able to hear.
- Ray Charles

I'd always loved poetry and I'd always loved writing
music and composing music,
but I hadn't thought of putting the two together until around that time.
- Bruce Cockburn

For a fortnight nobody at all emailed me,
or posted a follow-up.
Doesn't anyone care, I thought? It turned out my newsreader was broken,
and hadn't posted at all.
- Graham Nelson

I'm really a very weak musicologist.
Wish it weren't so, but there's only so much you can
dig deeply into in one lifetime,
as if you hadn't noticed.
- Wendy Carlos

Well, actually yes, in 1988.
There was a warrant for me because my assistant hadn't paid a ticket of mine.
- Esai Morales

So Europe's a big driver.
And at one point, if the euro hadn't devalued,
they would have been making as much money as the US with half the stores.
Returns were higher.
- Jim Cantalupo

Sammy and I got together and it was like we hadn't missed a beat.
- Alex Van Halen

I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end,
I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done,
not the things I hadn't.
- Michael Caine

I guess you could write a good song if your heart hadn't been broken,
but I don't know of anyone whose heart hasn't been broken.
- Lucinda Williams

I think I would have died if there hadn't been the women's movement.
- Dorothy Allison

Even if I hadn't have been nominated for an Oscar,
to have won the Golden Glove was just fantastic.
- Brenda Blethyn

At college I'd seen my dead frog's limbs twitch under
some applied stimulus or other -
seen,
but hadn't believed.
Didn't dream of thinking beyond or around what I saw.
- James Merrill

I did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book.
Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real?
- Alice Hoffman

Only after awhile.
After it came out and people began to engage in discussions
about the social reflections of the film that I realized
it had an importance I hadn't thought of.
- Rod Steiger

If I hadn't of had music in my life,
it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive.
- James Hetfield

Personally, coming out was one of the most important things I've ever done,
lifting from my shoulders the millstone of lies that
I hadn't even realized I was carrying.
- Ian Mckellen

In 1939 I hadn't even realized that this was an immigration problem.
- Leslie Charteris

I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that
the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank
wouldn't show for my wedding.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Well, no, I didn't because I didn't even know the nominations were coming out.
I gotta say, it wasn't even on my radar.
I hadn't...
I hadn't even thought about it.
- Will Arnett

I would never have gone anywhere if it hadn't been
for Mother's faith and support.
- Patsy Cline

I hadn't been practicing or playing or anything.
But that had been a vital part of my life.
- Joseph Jarman

That was the impetus for me to do music or art,
because I knew if I didn't try when I was young,
then I would get to be in my 40's and I'd be really unhappy that I hadn't.
- Debbie Harry

If it hadn't been for the videocassette,
I may not have had a career at all.
- Kurt Russell

If I hadn't been President of the United States,
I probably would have ended up a piano player in a bawdy house.
- Harry S. Truman

I can't speak for the other authors,
but what I hoped to achieve was to illuminate certain
corners of the Lucas universe that hadn't yet been explored.
- Walter Jon Williams

I don't think we would still be here if we hadn't gone public.
- David Talbot

Indeed, if our ancestors of millions of years ago hadn't
learned how to care for one another and hunt in packs,
they'd all have ended up being eaten by leopards.
- Robert Shea

So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that
I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together,
and the result was My Own Best Enemy.
- Richard Marx

I remember the day I found out my draft status.
I was really floored and kind of staggered around in a daze.
It just hadn't occurred to me that I could end up in Vietnam.
- Parker Stevenson

I hadn't worked for a couple of years so I thought
it would be nice to earn some money and pay the bills.
- Gary Oldman

I hadn't done anything in six years;
I was just vegetating.
- Joseph Wambaugh

If I hadn't fought back, I might have been Gidget forever.
- Sally Field

And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man
in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates.
- Curt Flood

Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of
suicide if he hadn't had an audience,
and lines to speak?
- Jean Genet

The position I took at the time was that we hadn't
really examined any of the potential environmental
consequences of introducing genetically modified organisms.
- Jeremy Rifkin

And we just went with Julie because that name hadn't
been used in any other popular songs at the time.
- Bobby Sherman

I'd met a woman and I got married, but the money ran out right away.
I hadn't had a job for seven months,
and it just came over me that I was never going to work again.
It hit me.
- Denis Johnson

The only other thing that interested me as a kid was being a bricklayer.
So if I hadn't become an actress, I would probably be a bricklayer.
- Nikki Cox

And at the same time, I had my very first concert at the age of 16.
I hadn't heard a symphony orchestra before,
and I was so deeply impressed I said I have to be a conductor.
- Kurt Masur


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